IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 14, 2019
Mr. Lankford (for himself, Mr. Young, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Tillis, Mr. Braun, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Paul, and Mr. Crapo) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019.
Repeal of health care reform provisions limiting Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals
Sections 6001 and 10601 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148; 124 Stat. 684, 1005) and section 1106 of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–152; 124 Stat. 1049) are repealed and the provisions of law amended by such sections are restored as if such sections had never been enacted.